Environmentally Conscious Materials HandlingBook - 2009
Wiley Series in Environmentally Conscious Engineering
Best practices for environmentally friendly
handling and transporting materials
This volume of the Wiley Series in Environmentally ConsciousEngineering helps you understand and implement methods for reducingthe environmental impact of handling materials in manufacturing,warehousing, and distribution systems, as well as dealing withwastes and hazardous materials. Chapters have been written byexperts who, based on hands-on experience, offer detailed coverageof relevant practical and analytic techniques to ensure reliablematerials handling. The book presents practical guidelines formechanical, industrial, plant, and environmental engineers, as wellas plant, warehouse, and distribution managers, and officialsresponsible for transporting and disposing of wastes and dangerousmaterials.
Materials Handling System Design
Ergonomics of Manual Materials Handling
Intelligent Control of Material Handling
Incorporating Environmental Concerns in Supply ChainOptimization
Municipal Solid Waste Management and Disposal
Hazardous Waste Treatment
Sanitary Landfill Operations
Transportation of Radioactive Materials
Pipe System Hydraulics
Each chapter provides case studies and examples from diverseindustries that demonstrate how to effectively plan for andimplement environmentally friendly materials handling systems.Figures illustrate key principles, and tables provide at-a-glancesummaries of key data. Finally, references at the end of eachchapter enable you to investigate individual topics in greaterdepth.
Turn to all of the books in the Wiley Series in EnvironmentallyConscious Engineering for the most cutting-edge, environmentallyfriendly engineering practices and technologies. For moreinformation on the series, please visit wiley.com/go/ece.
information services consulting firm. He is the editor of theMechanical Engineers' Handbook,
Third Edition (4-volume set) and the Handbook of MaterialsSelection, also published by Wiley.